The IT Director also came to realise that BKASNet is facing problems getting

The it director also came to realise that bkasnet is

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problems. The IT Director also came to realise that BKASNet is facing problems getting full support from the top management when it comes to proposing new IT investments because the top management team consists mostly of non-IT background staff. In the past, the company has been relying on the conventional financial method such as Return on Investments, in justifying IT/IS Investments. This has raised the eyebrows of the new IT Director and he needs to explain to the management on the downside of their current approach. Recognising the information systems problem at BKASNet, the new IT Director immediately established a steering committee to help shape the new vision, mission and strategy of information system and begin the process of developing a Strategic Information System Planning (SISP) that is aligned with business needs. During the planning process, the steering committee developed an application portfolio that aligns with the business strategies. The future IS/IT applications were then decided and prioritised. The committee however suggested that BKASNet should outsource the development of the planned future application. In the final stage of the SISP development, the IS committee needs to evaluate the benefits of the investments made on the planned projects.
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  • Spring '14
  • DanielL.Schisler
  • Management, BKASNet

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